springs, a place near Salim where John baptized (John 3:23). It was probably near the upper source of the Wady Far’ah, an open valley extending from Mount Ebal to the Jordan. It is full of springs. A place has been found called ‘Ainun, four miles north of the springs.
John baptized “in aenon, near to Salim, because there was much water there” (John 3:23).
Rays of Living Light on the One Way of Salvation Charles W. Penrose
And John also was baptizing in aenon near Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Also, Aeolic. belonging to a nation of people in ancient Greece named after , its legendary founder. a member of one of the four main divisions of the prehistoric Greeks. Compare (def 5), (def 2), (def 3). (def 1). pertaining to , or to the winds in general. (usually lowercase) of or caused by the […]
- Aeolian deposits
plural noun (geology) sediments, such as loess, made up of windblown grains of sand or dust Historical Examples These are in part of glacial origin, and contain Scandinavian boulders; but fluviatile and aeolian deposits also occur. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7 Various
- Aeolian harp
a box with an opening across which are stretched a number of strings of equal length that are tuned in unison and sounded by the wind. Historical Examples He listened intently and heard instead of warblings, fine strains of music like those of an aeolian harp. The Independence Day Horror at Killsbury Asenath Carver Coolidge […]
- Aeolian islands
ancient Greek name of . plural noun another name for the Lipari Islands